We use smartphones on a daily basis on social apps and for browsing the media. Although the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphones are among the fastest phones, there is always a way to make them much better.
Normally we launch the web browser using Firefox, Google Chrome or Samsung Galaxy’s standard web browser. You could easily make things convenient by setting up several shortcuts to speed up things whenever you browse the internet. Soon we will take you through the process of setting up bookmark shortcuts for your favorite sites on your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus. This will make it easy for you to access your favorite sites whenever you want to.
By creating a homescreen icon, you will directly enter your favorite site on your Galaxy S8 or the S8+ Plus. Icons on the homescreen usually act like any other app and it brings up the bookmarked webpage.
It is quite a simple and repetitive procedure especially if you want to perform this task for multiple web browsers and you do not fancy the in-built Internet browsers on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus. Below is a guide on how to add bookmarks to the homescreen of your Galaxy S8 and the S8+ Plus smartphone.
Adding bookmarks to Galaxy S8 homescreen
This trick for creating a shortcut on your Galaxy S8 homescreen should only take you a few seconds and it is very easy to follow and implement.
- Power on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphone
- Locate the app for the stock web browser on your smartphone designated as Internet
- Browse for the web browser that you would like to favorite
- There are three dots usually located at the far right corner of your browser’s address bar, locate and click on them.
- Choose Add shortcut to the homescreen
The exact page will be set as an icon on the homescreen of your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus soon after you choose to add the webpage as a shortcut. If you prefer using Google Chrome and would like to set a bookmark from it, the process is easier. The only thing you got to do is locate the page you would like to bookmark and select the three dot setting which will then prompt you to Add to homescreen. This should also provide you with the an option to name the shortcut you have created on your homescreen. The page will be visible on your homescreen as soon as you select on Add.
With some manufactures, long pressing the homescreen will give you access to the number of options available for the homescreen. The option window on the homescreen provides a range of alternatives including widgets and Add to homescreen options. The add to homescreen option allows you to add saved webpages to the homescreen.
The best guidelines are those we provided previously because they have been tailored specifically for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8+ Plus smartphones.